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Technology in               the      Elementary Classroom                              Tom Daccord                        ...
Blogging in the elementary classroom        •       keep parents abreast of happenings                in the classroom    ...
Wikis in the Elementary Classroom      •      community building & student             projects      •      Mr. Lindsay 4t...
ActivitiesSaturday, November 20, 2010
Activities     •      Make Belief Comics create a comic            strip in English, French, German,            Spanish, &...
More. . .                                •   Traveler IQ Challenge http://                                    www.travelpo...
Resources                               •   PBS Kids                               •   Starfall - motivate kids with phoni...
Digital Storytelling +                                    •   VoiceThread - digital storytelling                          ...
Google Docs                               Drawings                                      Insert text, shapes, images, ad fr...
Tom Daccord & Justin Reich     Co-Directors of EdTechTeacher, Inc.         tom@edtechteacher.org        Best Ideas for Tea...
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  1. 1. Technology in the Elementary Classroom Tom Daccord Justin ReichSaturday, November 20, 2010
  2. 2. Blogging in the elementary classroom • keep parents abreast of happenings in the classroom • present student work • Suzy Brooks blog: http:// blogs.falmouth.k12.ma.us/simplysuzy/ • Mrs.Yollis’s Classroom blog: http:// yollisclassblog.blogspot.com/ • Mr Wright’s 3rd Grade Class: http:// www.mrwrightsclass.com/Saturday, November 20, 2010
  3. 3. Wikis in the Elementary Classroom • community building & student projects • Mr. Lindsay 4th Grade: http:// community.saugususd.org/dlindsay/ page/ • Meadow Hall Elementary School: http://meadowhalles.wikispaces.com/ • Terry the Tennis Ball: http:// terrythetennisball.wikispaces.com/Saturday, November 20, 2010
  4. 4. ActivitiesSaturday, November 20, 2010
  5. 5. Activities • Make Belief Comics create a comic strip in English, French, German, Spanish, & other languages. • Storybird, a tool for writing digital stories • PBSkids Word Play Games • PBSkids Math Games • Spelling Connections has numerous exercises in spelling & proofreading • Spelling City allows teachers to set up spelling tests for their classesSaturday, November 20, 2010
  6. 6. More. . . • Traveler IQ Challenge http:// www.travelpod.com/traveler-iq • Wordle • Imagination Cubed: drawing • Roy the Singing Zebra • Poisson RougeSaturday, November 20, 2010
  7. 7. Resources • PBS Kids • Starfall - motivate kids with phonics • Everyday Math Activities - organized by grade level • NLVM Math - organized by grade level • Read, Write, Think - language arts • K-2 resources list • Kidyo - best of Web for kidsSaturday, November 20, 2010
  8. 8. Digital Storytelling + • VoiceThread - digital storytelling • Voki.com and Blabberize.com -- create avatars with your voice • Animito.com/education -- create pro-looking multimedia presentations • Capzles - interactive timelines • Glogster - interactive posters • Sweet Search - search engine forSaturday, November 20, 2010
  9. 9. Google Docs Drawings Insert text, shapes, images, ad from your computer or the Web. Chat with others while editing your drawing Lay out drawings with alignment guides, snap to grid, and auto distribution. Insert drawings into other Google documents, spreadsheets, or presentationsSaturday, November 20, 2010
  10. 10. Tom Daccord & Justin Reich Co-Directors of EdTechTeacher, Inc. tom@edtechteacher.org Best Ideas for Teaching with Technology (M.E. Sharpe Press) Twitter @thomasdaccordSaturday, November 20, 2010
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